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CDUS43 KFSD 092226  
CLIFSD  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
526 PM CDT SUN MAY 09 2021  
   
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..THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 9 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 61 1:35 PM 94 1934 68 -7 61  
MINIMUM 41 1:31 AM 25 1966 45 -4 37  
AVERAGE 51 56 -5 49  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 1.94 1979 0.11 -0.11 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 0.48 1.00 -0.52 0.63  
SINCE MAR 1 5.18 5.60 -0.42 3.84  
SINCE JAN 1 6.88 7.03 -0.15 4.82  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 T 1945 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE T 0.1 -0.1 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 8.5 12.4 -3.9 11.9  
SINCE JUL 1 40.0 45.3 -5.3 39.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 14 10 4 16  
MONTH TO DATE 116 98 18 99  
SINCE MAR 1 1347 1578 -231 1498  
SINCE JUL 1 6699 7087 -388 6987  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 11 5 6 8  
SINCE MAR 1 17 11 6 8  
SINCE JAN 1 17 11 6 8    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (290)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 86 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 37 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 62  
   
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THE SIOUX FALLS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 90 1987  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 25 1981  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 9 2021...........SUNRISE 6:09 AM CDT SUNSET 8:39 PM CDT  
MAY 10 2021...........SUNRISE 6:07 AM CDT SUNSET 8:40 PM CDT  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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